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Kozuka with Scene from Dôjôji
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Kozuka with Scene from Dôjôji


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description On the left of the kozuka is a man on the beach running from a woman in the water whose lower half has transformed into a dragon. This scene is drawn from the Dôjôji engi emaki, in which a jealous woman turns into a dragon as she chases a monk.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] 紋栄乗; [Transliteration] Mon Eijô; [Translation] Design by Eijô; [Signature] 光晃; [Translation] Mitsuaki (kao)
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1816-1856 (late Edo)
Medium
shakudo, gold, silver, copper
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.866
Measurements
L: 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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